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Rangers place INF/OF Joey Gallo on seven-day concussion list, recall INF Phil Gosselin from Round Rock

Gallo's placement is effective today

Anaheim, Calif. - The Texas Rangers today announced that the club has placed infielder/outfielder Joey Gallo on the seven-day concussion list, effective today. To take the injured Gallo's place on the active roster, the club has recalled infielder Phil Gosselin from Triple-A Round Rock.

Gallo left Sunday's game against the Chicago White Sox in the top of the 8th inning after colliding with pitcher Matt Bush while chasing a pop up near third base. He sustained a small non-displaced nasal fracture, had swelling of his nose and lip, and has experienced concussion symptoms since the collision. The first date Gallo would be eligible to return is August 29.

Anaheim, Calif. - The Texas Rangers today announced that the club has placed infielder/outfielder Joey Gallo on the seven-day concussion list, effective today. To take the injured Gallo's place on the active roster, the club has recalled infielder Phil Gosselin from Triple-A Round Rock.

Gallo left Sunday's game against the Chicago White Sox in the top of the 8th inning after colliding with pitcher Matt Bush while chasing a pop up near third base. He sustained a small non-displaced nasal fracture, had swelling of his nose and lip, and has experienced concussion symptoms since the collision. The first date Gallo would be eligible to return is August 29.

Gallo has 35 home runs this season, the most by a Rangers player since 2012, and he ranks among MLB leaders in home runs both since the All-Star break (T3rd, 14) and in August (T3rd, 10).

Gosselin had been optioned to Round Rock on Monday when the club recalled outfielder Ryan Rua. He was a defensive replacement in Sunday's game against the White Sox, entering when Gallo exited due to injury in the 8th inning. It was his Texas debut and only game during his first stint with Texas from August 19-20. Gosselin has batted .146 with 2 RBI in 29 games overall with Pittsburgh and Texas this season.

The Rangers' major league roster remains at the 40-man limit, along with four players on the 60-day disabled list.

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